26 SEP 2017

Liberation Collection – Opens 2 November

Mr. Bigglesworthy brings you Liberation, our Spring collection of vintage pieces from around the world. This collection is a curated selection of mid-century design pieces that are innovative in function and fearless in form. It focuses on breaking free from boundaries and encourages us to abandon the mundane.

Join the team at Mr. Bigglesworthy at the Gallery for a refreshing Pimm's cocktail and seasonal treats at the collection opening.  

PREVIEW EVENT

The preview event will be held at the Mr. Bigglesworthy Gallery  

Thursday 2 November

6 – 9pm

15 Williamson Ave, Ponsonby  

All pieces from the collection will also be available online from 10am on Friday 3 Nobember.


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Liberation endeavours to capture the humorous and whimsical side of mid-century design, through showcasing the fluid lines and pastel colours of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. This collection is a celebration of the delightful, the charming and the freedom of expression.

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With it's bold, new season pieces featuring iconic designs and bold textiles, Dan and Emma Eagle of Mr. Bigglesworthy hope to enchant and inspire. "We've noticed a move towards playful, lighthearted forms in contemporary design. We really admire those who push the boundaries and go all in with colour, texture and their own personality.  

"We were looking for an element of individuality with the pieces we have selected for Liberation. For us, the buying process requires an emotional response to the design. We pore through hundreds of options looking for pieces that surprise and delight us. To complete the process, restoration and upholstery extends us the opportunity to give the design a new expression for a new point in time.  

Liberation offers a curated series of designs to create an eclectic ensemble of fluid, organic shapes contrasted with linear forms. An impressive lineup of covetable pieces includes a 'Tulip' Dining Suite by Eero Saarinen for Knoll (1957) sets the tone of the collection with a quirky, sculpted silhouette accentuated by soft blue fabric.


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